Chocolate Butter Creams

Chocolate Butter Creams

3 ounce package cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons skim milk
1 1/2 teaspoon white vanilla extract
1 cup powdered sugar replacement
1 recipe Semisweet Dipping Chocolate

Beat cream cheese, milk and vanilla until fluffy; stir in powdered sugar replacement. Form into 30 balls and dip each one in chocolate.

Exchange 1 cream: 1/4 low fat milk Calories 1 cream: 31 calories

Semisweet Dipping Chocolate

1 cup nonfat dry milk powder
1/3 cup cocoa
2 tablespoon paraffin wax
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon liquid shortening
1 tablespoon liquid sugar replacement

Combine milk powder, cocoa and wax in food processor or blender; blend to soft powder. Pour into top of double boiler and add water, stirring to blend. Add liquid shortening. Place over hot; not boiling water; cook and stir until wax pieces are completely dissolved and mixture is thick, smooth and creamy. Remove from heat. Stir in sugar replacement and let cool slightly. Dip candies according to recipe. Shake off excess chocolate. Place on very lightly greased waxed paper and allow to cool completely. If candies do not remove easily, slightly warm the waxed paper over electric burner or with clothes iron. Store in a cool place.

Nutrition: Full recipe 1 cup
3 low fat milk
427 calories


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